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to stop the 25-year-old suspect who they say was acting suspicious. >> the driver of the car at that point ram the police car, basically assaulting the police officer. the police officer does now have cause to pursue the suspect. >> reporter: he ran two other patrol cars and pointed what appeared to be a gun at officers. he also was dropping items out of her car. >> one was a purse and the other was a bag of baseball bats. >> reporter: he seemed calm. >> he was just driving like on a sunday drive, with his hoodie on like nothing was happen. at that point there were probably 20 police cars and they shoved him into the curb here. >> reporter: once the car came to a stop, police say the suspect got out, and after refusing to obey orders, two officers opened fires killing him. we have to confirm his identity and hi connection to the neighborhood. >> reporter: this is the first officer-involved shooting this year. if you have any information
about this case, they do want to hear from you. call san jose police. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. thanks very much. early this morning daly city police killed a suspect in san francisco. it began with a stolen car chase. during the chase, the driver and his passengers jumped out moving car on bayshore boulevard. the passenger immediately surrendered, when officers caused up with the suspect, he allegedly raised that gun, a officer fired killing the suspect. a shocker in santa cruz, where a man has been arrested for stealing a bouquet of flowers from the memorial for two slain officers. 53-year-old kenneth mcfay is caughted with vandalism and public intoxication after a woman told police she saw a man steal the bouquet from in front of the police department and leave in a taxi. officers stopped the taxi and no
explanation to where he had gotten the flowers. this happened yesterday, the first day back on the job for santa cruz police officers following tuesday's killing of sergeant bush baker and detective elizabeth butler. new information tonight on why the man who killed the officers didn't have his name in the criminal records. federal law prevents people in prison for more than a year for owning a gun. he was sentenced for two consecutive one-year, so wasn't in the. the high school team suited up to play a tribute game. it was organized by the team's coach and sergeant baker's former partner. when you look at this, with the flowers and the police department memorial, someone pinned a purple heart to a teddy bear. police received an anonymous nose, the purple heart is for the sacrifice above and beyond
the call of duty when one loses their life in the protection of others and the greater good. i know you will understand, end quote. an update to a story we brought you at 6:00, 1115 firearms are off the street thanks to a new gun buy-back program. today's event was the largest cash-funded buyback in santa clair county history. it offered between $100 tore $200 a gun, depending on the weapon. it came from private money, and money seized by drug -- >> whenever, you know, somebody is injured, but with a gunshot and they have to go to our county hospital, it can cost up to $50,000 j.c. to take care of that person and certainly all the costs involved in public safety whenever there is a gun used in a crime. >> 114,000 of an available 150 thousand dollars was paid out today. a desperate search in
hayward, family members of a 29-year-old woman who vanished ten days ago are growing more desperate to find her, about you they're not letting up, have been pounding the streets. monty francis is live in the south hayward b.a.r.t. station with an update. >> reporter: good evening. there have been two possible sightings of samantha on b.r.t. trains, so the family is searching the whole sim. they're hoping someone will recognize her. family members posted missing signs on mission street in hayward tonight, hoping and praying 29-year-old samantha tuya will run home safe. >> i don't know. wherever she is, i hope she's safe and comes back. i hope nothing bad has happened to her. >> reporter: family members last sought her on february 19th, leaving home for a job interview. her family says she's never disappeared like this before. her aunt says he suffering from
an undiagnosed mental condition that she's easily manipulated and has the mental capacity of someone younger. >> someone might take advantage of her. she's very gullible. they would say, okay, samantha, let's go, she would go. that's what we're afraid of. we're afraid, you know, maybe somebody has her and she's trying to leave, i don't know, i don't even know what to think. it's been so long. >> reporter: an anonymous tip came from a woman saying she sauce her riding on a b.a.r.t. train. her family even rode trainings between hayward, they haven't yesterday figured out how to explain her absence to her 6-year-old daughter. >> that's what we're doing it for, you know, her little girl. i'm sure everything has children out there, a mom, a sister, a niece, that's missing her. that's all we want is for her to return home safely. >> reporter: police are saying
right now there's no indication of any criminal activity. there was a possible sighting of her in santa cruz, but so far nothing that is come of that. her family is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to her safe return. live in hayward, monty francis, bay area news. thank you very much. there were likely tense moments aboard a united flight this afternoon. airport officials at selffo says the crew declared an emergency because of a hydraulic problem that could have prepresented steering the plane upon landing. just after 4:00, it was towed to the gate. a the flames broke out about 9:00 this morning near west grand street and kinly drive in healdsburg. they found the burn victim outside the home. he was airlifted to the burn center at uc davis. happening now, a first for the san mateo county sheriff's
department. it's hosting a virtual ride-along. the department is using social media to post comments and photos of what they're doing in real time. for example, here's a traffic stop they made earlier, and here's the owner of teddy, who they praised for obeys leash laws. the virtual ride-along goes until midnight. a mission that began 20 years ago is still changing lives in the bay area today. doctors and staff at kaiser san francisco volunteered their time and skills today to provide same-day surgical procedures for 30 people. among the surgeries performedw cataract removal, hernia repairs, an colonoscopys. "operation access" started this program back in 1993. >> here we are 20 years later, 10,000 patients, 1200 volunteers, about $80 million of donated services. it's a remarkable accomplishment that wouldn't have been possible without the entire health care system pitching in. >> a former operation access
patient said he's alive day because of the treatment he received through the program. a cancerous tumor he had was found and removed before it spread. it's safe to go bathroom into the water at rockaway beach in pacifica. that beach was shut down yesterday when a sewer pipe broke. work crews say 6,000 gallons of waste spilled and 1800 gallons made it into the ocean. next at 11:00, a horrific scene, a man swallowed by a sinkhole in his bedroom. tine while crews are not looking for the building. get back in the game and fight. >> a battle cry from karl rove. what he says republicans need to do if they want to start winning in the golden estate. plus competing in a triathlon is impressive enough, but where you might find these athletes exceptionally inspiring. we've been keeping an eye on
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last resting place. that's where he would be for the time being. >> that house is said to be demolished tomorrow. engineers say nearby homes are also in danger neighbors were given 30 minutes to get their belongings and evacuate. new at 11:00, republicans from across california are meeting in sacramento this weekend to elect new party leaders. many republicans are looking for waynes to gain ground in a state where democrats have so much control. kevin oliver has more. >> my message is this -- get off your [ bleep ]. get back in the game. get back in the game and fight. >> reporter: before a packed house of california republicans, karl rove laid down the law, if the party wants to start winning seats. rove, former senior adviser to
president george w. bush helped turn the state of texas over to republicans by attracting candidates of diverse backgrounds. >> on our ticket, white men were the minority. the majority of our ticket were african-americans and latinos and bim. >> reporter: ruben baralis says latino toss outnumber in california. >> republicans may not need to capture a majority of latino votes, but we must must do significantly better. >> we have to do a better job of reaching out. >> reporter: bob mulholland doesn't think it would work. >> i think the republican party is having a lot of discussions about maybe wearing a new dress, but deep down most voters, particularly minorities, know how the republicans think and how they're hostile to their policies. >> that was kevin oliver reporting. the convention wraps up
tomorrow. one most popular film festivals is under way. movie fans are enjoying dozens of international films during cinequest. >> the author known for writing" the fight club" that was made into a movie. he says he's intrigued with silicon valley's role in film. >> i am impressed with the kind of juxtaposition of silicone -- silicon valley, that it's technology as well as artsy-fartsy. it's not one or the other. it's a dynamic that's fascinating. he's working on a novella due out in october, and a book nest year. try tackling the task while missing an arm or leg form
that's what many athletes are doing at the escape from alcatraz triathlon in san francisco. they came out to marina green park today to train one last time. >> we're out here to show everyone just because you see a disability doesn't mean we have a disability. the real disability is having a negative attitude. >> garcia is one of the nine amputee athletes competing, inspiring people to continue their dreams. it raises funds and awareness for the challenged athletes foundation. we have a live look over san francisco, and we have some clouds down low. it's clear above. rob mayeda is here to explain more. >> we have more clouds and the moisture content of the atmosphere is starting to increase. temperatures out there kind of muggy and mild. upper 50s after 11:00. 54 in oakland. dew point temperatures upper 40s and lower 50s.
the air is getting closer to saturation, the rain falling higher up is mostening things. reaches the ground at times tonight. onshore winds into tomorrow will help cool down temperatures a bit. right now, around the marin headlands, you can see a few light showers showing up. as some of this movie rides up, that will provide extra lip to the moisture. again during the day tomorrow. you can see how really not seeing a whole lot in san jose, but plenty of clouds right now. the moisture is feeding in from the south as this upper level system tracks by. during the day tomorrow probably more sunshine, but it's the sunshine coupled with the moisture below and cooler air aloft that will set us up for convective showers. overnight a few sprinkles or light rain showers, and watch what happens as we head toward the afternoon. notice the showers popping up around the diablo range.
that is what we refer to as solar powered showers. the sun destabilizes the atmosphere, but as soon as the sun sets, things calm down. sunday into monday it looks fine, but the timing now, speeding up on this tuesday system, watch what happened. tuesday morning commute looks like, but here comes more widespread rain. this is the major system we'll see for tuesday night into wednesday. the system for tonight, probably bringing maybe as much as a tenth of an inch of rain. the bull's-eye sees -- some places may miss out with this first system. sierra getting a bit of snow, but above 6,000 feet, it's the tuesday night into wednesday that will bring us a chance of a foot of snow. low 60s to wrap up the weekend, so today's 70s will be out the window. cooling off a bit tomorrow even with the sunshine. 63 around santa rosa, so some scattered showers to wrap up the
weekend. monday looks dry, but now that rain looks like it will drop in on tuesday afternoon. wednesday dropping into the mid 50s where some rain at times, but you want to see the cooler temperatures, bringing fresh powder to the sierra. wednesday's system should bring us about a half inch of rain, which should knock down the pollen. good for the rainfall deficit as well. rob, thanks very much. we'll come back with sports right after this. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios
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from the x finity sports desk, one of the 49ers top priority was to bring in a veteran wide receiver. they made headline by signing randy moss. it looks like his time with the niner is over, at least that what he thinks. he tweeted, thanks for the opportunity and good luck in the future niners. this is not a total surprise. moss just caught 28 passes last year for the 49ers. how about the warriors and 76ers? on the anniversary of wilt chamberlain's 100-point game, stef curry with a lay-up. he had a game high of 30 points. under 50 seconds left, warriors down three, drew holladay with the shot to steal it. they go down 104-97. predators and sharks, did they get a win? two of the lowest-scoring teams
in the league. dan boyle, he's got a goal, his third this season. then in the second in the power play. joe pa very well can i, his 1100th career point. keep that puck. the sharks win 2-1. cal hosting colorado in college hoops. bears up four, alan crabbe. look out, wallace. the cal up by six. under six to play, crabbe with the block and justin cobbs misses the layoff. bears win their seventh straight. final score 62-46, and within more note, terry, the cal and stanford women both won today. they finish the season as co-pac-12 champions. thanks very much. we'll brush with an underwater encounter that will make you squirm. what's that?
you're very lucky to see that today. wonderful. >> a rare underwater encounter caught on tape at the monterey bay aquarium. in this video posted by the aquarium, a wolf eel makes contact with the diver. the aquarium says that's very unusual, because eels like to hide in their habitat. another diver says he's done the dive. he's never had this happen. the eel played with the diver for about five minutes. who can explain why that one particular eel decided to be social on this particular day. >> there was food. >> he was hanging out with the
diver. >> yes, he was. we're locking at changes in the weather. to wrap up quickly, scattered showers for sunday and the big event for rain tuesday. all right. thanks for joining us. and all-nut "saturday night live" up next. and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ ♪ i want a weed free season, that's how i roll ♪ ♪ so i reach for roundup extended control ♪ ♪ with the all-new, no pump, one-touch wand ♪ ♪ it kills weeds dead and keeps weeds gone ♪ [ whip cracks ] ♪ roundup extended control ♪ i just spray them weeds, then spray them cracks ♪ ♪ the weeds are gone, and they won't be back ♪
as you probably know, last night i signed an executive order authorizing $85 billion in federal budget cuts. now, most americans still don't understand what this whole sequester really means. i could explain it in financial terms or in human terms. but since i really have no idea about how money works or the budget works, i'll go with human terms instead. you see, we're all going to feel the pain from these cuts. even in the white house. from now on, my wife michelle will only do four television appearances a week. [ laughter ] down from a usual 75. i also had to sit joe biden down and tell him that he couldn't order another fathead poster for his bedroom wall. [ laughter ] but tonight, i want to show you some of the everyday men and women these cuts are going to affect. people like our air traffic controllers. and our border patrol agents. okay.
how will your departments handle the budget cuts? >> well, before we can look at our radar screens, we have to watch a 20-second ad for doritos. [ laughter ] and we no longer have full-body scanners at the security lines. so we are asking everyone to take a photo down the front of their pants and just text it to us. [ laughter ] >> and border patrol? >> we're going to have to let every tenth mexican just run across the border. [ laughter ] >> thank you. >> de nada. [ laughter ] >> the cuts also affect our space program. and astronauts like major lindsay folton. >> thanks to the budget cuts, our space helmets will no longer have glass. [ laughter ] so when we go outside to repair the ship, we'll just have to hold our breath. [ laughter ] >> thank you, major. >> i'll see you in space. >> these cuts will also affect our national zoos.